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  • NEW: We now follow the semantic versioning scheme!
  • NEW: Option to disable IP logging
  • NEW: Localisation updates from
  • Fix: Fix readOnly group pads
  • Fix: don't fetch padList on every request


  • NEW: Add explanations for more disconnect scenarios
  • NEW: export sessioninfos so plugins can access it
  • NEW: pass pad in postAceInit hook
  • NEW: Add trustProxy setting. ALlows to make ep use X-forwarded-for as remoteAddress
  • NEW: userLeave hook (UNDOCUMENTED)
  • NEW: Plural macro for translations
  • NEW: backlinks to main page in Admin pages
  • NEW: New translations from
  • SECURITY FIX: Filter author data sent to clients
  • FIX: Never keep processing a changeset if it's corrupted
  • FIX: Some client-side performance fixes for webkit browsers
  • FIX: Only execute listAllPads query on demand (not on start-up)
  • FIX: HTML import (don't crash on malformed or blank HTML input; strip title out of html during import)
  • FIX: check if uploaded file only contains ascii chars when abiword disabled
  • FIX: Plugin search in /admin/plugins
  • FIX: Don't create new pad if a non-existant read-only pad is accessed
  • FIX: Drop messages from unknown connections (would lead to a crash after a restart)
  • FIX: API: fix createGroupFor endpoint, if mapped group is deleted
  • FIX: Import form for other locales
  • FIX: Don't stop processing changeset queue if there is an error
  • FIX: Caret movement. Chrome detects blank rows line heights as incorrect
  • FIX: allow colons in password
  • FIX: Polish logging of client-side errors on the server
  • FIX: Username url param
  • FIX: Make start script POSIX ompatible


  • NEW: New Hook for outer_ace dynamic css manager and author style hook
  • NEW: Bump log4js for improved logging
  • Fix: Remove URL schemes which don't have RFC standard
  • Fix: Fix safeRun subsequent restarts issue
  • Fix: Allow safeRun to pass arguements to
  • Fix: Include script for more efficient import
  • Fix: Fix sysv comptibile script
  • Fix: Fix client side changeset spamming
  • Fix: Don't crash on no-auth
  • Fix: Fix some IE8 errors
  • Fix: Fix authorship sanitation


  • NEW: Broadcast slider is exposed in timeslider so plugins can interact with it
  • Fix: IE issue where pads wouldn't load due to missing console from i18n
  • Fix: console issue in collab client would error on cross domain embeds in IE
  • Fix: Only Restart Etherpad once plugin is installed
  • Fix: Only redraw lines that exist after drag and drop
  • Fix: Pasting into ordered list
  • Fix: Import browser detection
  • Fix: 2 Part Locale Specs
  • Fix: Remove language string from chat element
  • Fix: Make Saved revision Star fade back out on non Top frames
  • Other: Remove some cruft legacy JS from old Etherpad
  • Other: Express 3.1.2 breaks sessions, set Express to 3.1.0


  • NEW: Authors can now send custom object messages to other Authors making 3 way conversations possible. This introduces WebRTC plugin support.
  • NEW: Hook for Chat Messages Allows for Desktop Notification support
  • NEW: FreeBSD installation docs
  • NEW: Ctrl S for save revision makes the Icon glow for a few sconds.
  • NEW: Various hooks and expose the document ACE object
  • NEW: Plugin page revamp makes finding and installing plugins more sane.
  • NEW: Icon to enable sticky chat from the Chat box
  • Fix: Cookies inside of plugins
  • Fix: Don't leak event emitters when accessing admin/plugins
  • Fix: Don't allow user to send messages after they have been "kicked" from a pad
  • Fix: Refactor Caret navigation with Arrow and Pageup/down keys stops cursor being lost
  • Fix: Long lines in Firefox now wrap properly
  • Fix: Session Disconnect limit is increased from 10 to 20 to support slower restarts
  • Fix: Support Node 0.10
  • Fix: Log HTTP on DEBUG log level
  • Fix: Server wont crash on import fails on 0 file import.
  • Fix: Import no longer fails consistantly
  • Fix: Language support for non existing languages
  • Fix: Mobile support for chat notifications are now usable
  • Fix: Re-Enable Editbar buttons on reconnect
  • Fix: Clearing authorship colors no longer disconnects all clients
  • Other: New debug information for sessions


  • Fix: MAJOR Security issue, where a hacker could submit content as another user
  • Fix: security issue due to unescaped user input
  • Fix: Admin page at /admin redirects to /admin/ now to prevent breaking relative links
  • Fix: indentation in chrome on linux
  • Fix: PadUsers API endpoint
  • NEW: A script to import data to all dbms
  • NEW: Add authorId to chat and userlist as a data attribute
  • NEW: Refactor and fix our frontend tests
  • NEW: Localisation updates


  • Fix: CtrlZ-Y for Undo Redo
  • Fix: RTL functionality on contents & fix RTL/LTR tests and RTL in Safari
  • Fix: Various other tests fixed in Android


! IMPORTANT: New setting.json value is required to automatically reconnect clients on disconnect

  • NEW: Use Socket IO for rooms (allows for pads to be load balanced with sticky rooms)
  • NEW: Plugins can now provide their own frontend tests
  • NEW: Improved server-side logging
  • NEW: Admin dashboard mobile device support and new hooks for Admin dashboard
  • NEW: Get current API version from API
  • NEW: CLI script to delete pads
  • Fix: Automatic client reconnection on disonnect
  • Fix: Text Export indentation now supports multiple indentations
  • Fix: Bugfix getChatHistory API method
  • Fix: Stop Chrome losing caret after paste is texted
  • Fix: Make colons on end of line create 4 spaces on indent
  • Fix: Stop the client disconnecting if a rev is in the wrong order
  • Fix: Various server crash issues based on rev in wrong order
  • Fix: Various tests
  • Fix: Make indent when on middle of the line stop creating list
  • Fix: Stop long strings breaking the UX by moving focus away from beginning of line
  • Fix: Redis findKeys support
  • Fix: padUsersCount no longer hangs server
  • Fix: Issue with two part locale specs not working
  • Fix: Make plugin search case insensitive
  • Fix: Indentation and bullets on text export
  • Fix: Resolve various warnings on dependencies during install
  • Fix: Page up / Page down now works in all browsers
  • Fix: Stop Opera browser inserting two new lines on enter keypress
  • Fix: Stop timeslider from showing NaN on pads with only one revision
  • Other: Allow timeslider tests to run and provide & fix various other frontend-tests
  • Other: Begin dropping referene to Lite. Etherpad Lite is now named "Etherpad"
  • Other: Update to latest jQuery
  • Other: Change loading message asking user to please wait on first build
  • Other: Allow etherpad to use global npm installation (Safe since node 6.3)
  • Other: Better documentation for log rotation and log message handling


  • NEW: notifications are now modularized and can be stacked
  • NEW: Visit a specific revision in the timeslider by suffixing #%revNumber% IE http://localhost/p/test/timeslider#12
  • NEW: Link to plugin on Admin page allows admins to easily see plugin details in a new window by clicking on the plugin name
  • NEW: Automatically see plugins that require update and be able to one click update
  • NEW: API endpoints for Chat .. getChatHistory, getChatHead
  • NEW: API endpoint to see a pad diff in HTML format from revision x to revision y .. createPadDiffHTML
  • NEW: Real time plugin search & unified menu UI for admin pages
  • Fix: MAJOR issue where server could be crashed by malformed client message
  • Fix: AuthorID is now included in padUsers API response
  • Fix: make docs
  • Fix: Timeslider UI bug with slider not being in position
  • Fix: IE8 language issue where it wouldn't load pads due to IE8 suckling on the bussum of hatrid
  • Fix: Import timeout issue
  • Fix: Import now works if Params are set in pad URL
  • Fix: Convert script
  • Other: Various new language strings and update/bugfixes of others
  • Other: Clean up the getParams functionality
  • Other: Various new EEJS blocks: index, timeslider, html etc.


  • Fix: Package file UeberDB reference
  • New #users EEJS block for plugins


  • Create timeslider EEJS blocks for plugins
  • Allow for "more messages" to be loaded in chat
  • Introduce better logging
  • API endpoint for "listAllPads"
  • Fix: Stop highlight of timeslider when dragging mouse
  • Fix: Time Delta on Timeslider make date update properly
  • Fix: Prevent empty chat messages from being sent
  • Fix: checkPad script
  • Fix: IE onLoad listener for i18n


  • Fix IE console issue created in 1.2.3
  • Allow CI Tests to pass by ignoring timeslider test
  • Fix broken placeholders in locales
  • Fix extractPadData script
  • Fix documentation for checkToken
  • Fix hitting enter on form in admin/plugins


  • Fix #1307: Chrome needs console.log to be called on console obj
  • Fix #1309: We had broken support for node v0.6 in the last release


  • More translations and better language support. See for more details
  • Add a checkToken Method to the API
  • Bugfix for Internal Caching issue that was causing some 404s on images.
  • Bugfix for IE Import
  • Bugfix for Node 0.6 compatibility
  • Bugfix for multiple cookie support
  • Bugfix for API when requireAuth is enabled.
  • Plugin page now shows plugin version #
  • Show color of Author in Chat messages
  • Allow plugin search by description
  • Allow for different socket IO transports
  • Allow for custom favicon path
  • Control S now does Create new Revision functionality
  • Focus on password when required
  • Frontend Timeslider test
  • Allow for basic HTML etc. import without abiword
  • Native HTTPS support


  • Allow ! in urls inside the editor (Not Pad urls)
  • Allow comments in language files
  • More languages (Finish, Spanish, Bengali, Dutch) Thanks to team. See for more details
  • Bugfix for IE7/8 issue with a JS error #1186
  • Bugfix windows package extraction issue and make the .zip file smaller
  • Bugfix group pad API export
  • Kristen Stewart is a terrible actress and Twilight sucks.


  • Internationalization / Language / Translation support (i18n) with support for German/French
  • A frontend/client side testing framework and backend build tests
  • Customizable robots.txt
  • Customizable app title (finally you can name your epl instance!)
  • eejs render arguments are now passed on to eejs hooks through the newly introduced renderContext argument.
  • Plugin-specific settings in settings.json (finally allowing for things like a google analytics plugin)
  • Serve admin dashboard at /admin (still very limited, though)
  • Modify your settings.json through the newly created UI at /admin/settings
  • Fix: Import
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        's and not as
        • Added solaris compatibility (bin/ was broken on solaris)
        • Fix a bug with IE9 and Password Protected Pads using HTTPS


        • We updated to express v3 (please make sure your plugin works under express v3)
        • userColor URL parameter which sets the initial author color
        • Hooks for "padCreate", "padRemove", "padUpdate" and "padLoad" events
        • Security patches concerning the handling of messages originating from clients
        • Our database abstraction layer now natively supports couchDB, levelDB, mongoDB, postgres, and redis!
        • We now provide a script helping you to migrate from dirtyDB to MySQL
        • Support running Etherpad Lite behind IIS, using iisnode
        • LibreJS Licensing information in headers of HTML templates
        • Default port number to PORT env var, if port isn't specified in settings
        • Fix for convert.js
        • Raise upper char limit in chat to 999 characters
        • Fixes for mobile layout
        • Fixes for usage behind reverse proxy
        • Improved documentation
        • Fixed some opera style bugs
        • Update npm and fix some bugs, this introduces


        • Introduced Plugin framework
        • Many bugfixes
        • Faster page loading
        • Various UI polishes
        • Saved Revisions
        • Read only Real time view
        • More API functionality

        v 1.0.1

        • Updated MySQL driver, this fixes some problems with mysql
        • Fixed export,import and timeslider link when embed parameters are used